Research is the backbone of any higher education institution’s capability to achieve excellence in learning and teaching.

Excellent international reputation based on outstanding research initiatives and teaching efforts.

UNSW Canberra's research centres conduct cutting edge research across a wide range of research areas and across a diverse range of disciplines.

UNSW Canberra consists of four schools, Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, Enginerring and IT and Physical, Mathematical and Environmental Sciences.

ACCS will drive major research in cyber security and will provide the thought leadership and knowledge required to protect society..
Prof Jill Slay, Director ACCS
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UNSW offers a wide range of prestigious scholarships to both domestic and international research candidates of exceptional research potential to undertake a higher degree by research. The scholarships provide a range of benefits such as an annual stipend, tuition fees, Overseas Student Health Cover (single only).


Ms Priyanka Dhopade

"Thanks to my multi-disciplinary research background at UNSW and the funding provided by the university to attend overseas conferences, I was able to obtain a postdoctoral research position at the University of Oxford after I completed my PhD"

Priyanka Dhpode
PhD graduate

UNSW Canberra is committed to building vital relationships with our expanding community locally, nationally and internationally that draw on the power of scholarship and discovery to transform lives and advance the public good.

Research at UNSW Canberra is conducted across a range of disciplines including history, language, culture, business, science, engineering and technology.